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Natural Language Processing Engineer
Pasadena, CA

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Job Description

Your responsibilities: Build, Improve and extend NLP capabilities Research and evaluate new/different approaches to NLP problems. Produce deliverable results and take them from development to production in collaboration with our engineers.

You must have:

* Strong Machine Learning background and familiarity with R, WEKA, RapidMiner, etc.
* Expertise in at least 3 of the following: Sentiment Analysis, Entity Extraction, Document Classification, Topic Modeling, Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and Natural Language Generation (NLG).
* Strong understanding of text pre-processing and normalization techniques, such as tokenization, POS tagging and parsing and how they work at a low level.
* Strong knowledge of Java or Python, and general software development skills (source code management, debugging, testing, deployment, etc.)
* Expertise in producing, processing, evaluating and utilizing training data.
* MSc./PhD in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or related fields from top tier university

Great to have:

* Good understanding of linguistics and language as a phenomenon.
* Strong interest in, and knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and its subfields.
* Experience with non-English NLP. Experience with Deep Learning and Word Embeddings.
* Experience with open-source NLP toolkits such as CoreNLP, OpenNLP, NLTK, gensim, LingPipe, Mallet, etc.
* Experience with open-source ML/math toolkits such as scikit-learn, MLlib, Theano, NumPy, etc.
* Experience with noisy and/or unstructured textual data (e.g. tweets)
* Published work in academic conferences/journals or industry circles.

To apply, include the following:

* Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
* Links to any research/papers you have been an instrumental part of and are proud of
* Name of instructor/adviser, if any along with link to their profile
* Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone

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